Ick! Yuck! Eew! Our Gross American History

Ick! Yuck! Eew! Our Gross American History by Lois Miner Huey is a nominee for the 2015-16 South Carolina Children’s Book Award.

Have you ever wanted to live in the past? If so, you may just change your mind when you read Ick! Yuck! Eew! Our Gross American History.

In this book, you’ll learn that things probably weren’t all that great a few hundred years ago. The smells were horrible, there were bugs everywhere, germs spread awful diseases, and the clothes were extremely uncomfortable, dirty, and just plain nasty!

Take a trip through time in Ick! Yuck! Eew! Our Gross American History and decide if you’d really like to live in the past. Maybe the present isn’t so bad after all!

This book is sure to be a hit with elementary and middle grade readers. Kids like gross stuff, and this book has it in spades. It’s interesting, entertaining, and full of yucky facts (and illustrations) that will make young readers either laugh out loud or get a little sick. Maybe both. Either way, kids may read this and appreciate how far things like hygiene and medicine have come.

Ick! Yuck! Eew! Our Gross American History is an essential book for studies of early American history, scientific advances, or comparisons of early life to the modern day.

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